Delivering Water and Advancing Social Justice for Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda

Engineers Without Borders USA is proud to contribute to social justice through engineering projects that remove barriers, advance human rights, and allow people to thrive. This February, we join the United Nations in recognizing the “World Day of Social Justice,” drawing attention to social justice as an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations.  Read more

In the News: Why Engineering Is Worth Celebrating

With water and access to healthcare comes life.

EWB-USA’s Mike Paddock takes readers on a trip with him to the Mayan Highlands of Guatemala, where engineering expertise and community dedication have produced a remarkable success story Read more

In the News: Breaking Down Borders — Engineering Students use Geospatial Technology to Help Developing-World Communities Access Water

Christian Brodbeck is standing in a small village in western Rwanda. It’s hot and dry. There is no air conditioning in the buildings and no breeze outside. Actually, there isn’t any running water or electricity either. And, of course, no WiFi. Yet Brodbeck is receiving some of the highest accuracy positioning data possible in a region as remote as any in the world. Read more

In the News: Improving Lives as a Way of Life

Engineers have the power to change the world. From fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone to improving maternal and child health systems in Ethiopia, EWB-USA’s Mike Paddock and Gerard Dalziel are using their engineering skills to transform lives in communities across the globe.  Read more